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THE

WORKS

OF

THOMAS MOORE,

COMPREHENDING

ALL HIS MELODIES, BALLADS, ETC.

NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED WITHOUT THE ACCOMPANYING MUSIC.

VOL. VIII.

PARIS:

PUBLISHED BY A. AND W. GALIGNANI,
AT THE FRENCH, ENGLISH, ITALIAN, GERMAN, AND SPANISH LIBRARY,

N° 18, RUE VIVIENNE.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. VIII.

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RHYMES ON THE ROAD, Dedication

Page is Preface

xi Introductory Rhymes. Different attitudes in which anthors

compose.—Bayes, Henry Stephens, Herodotus, etc.—Writing in bed-in the fields.-Plato and Sir Richard Blackmore.-Fiddling with gloves and twigs.-Madame de Staël. -Rhyming on the road in an old calèche

5 EXTRACT I. View of the Lake of Geneva from the Jura.-

Anxious to reach it before the sun went down.- Obliged to proceed on foot.-Alps.-Mont Blanc.-Effect of the

13 EXTRACT II. The Fall of Venice not to be lamented. --For

mer glory.-Expedition against Constantinople.-Guistinianis.-Republic.—Characteristics of the old Government. Golden book.-Brazen mouths.-Spies-dungeons.- Present desolation

17 Extract III. Lord B-'s Memoirs, written by himself.

Reflections when about to read them EXTRACT IV. The English to be met with every where. -

Alps and Threadneedle-street. — The Simplon and the Stocks.-Rage for travelling.--Blue-stockings among the Wahabees. —Parasols and Pyramids.-Mrs. Hopkins and the Wall of China

26 EXTRACT V.

28 EXTRACT VI. Reflexions on reading De Cerceau's account of

the Conspiracy of Rienzi, in 1347.—The meeting of the Conspirators on the night of the 19th of May.—Their procession in the morning to the Capitol. -Rienzi's speech. 32

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BALLADS, SONGS, MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, ETC. To-day, dearest! is ours

195 When on the lip the sigh delays

i 196 Here, take my heart

197 Oh! call it by some better name

199 Poor wounded heart The East Indian . Pale broken flower

203 The pretty rose-tree

204 Shine out, Stars !

205 The young muleteers of Grenada

206 Tell her, oh tell her

207 Nights of music

208 Our first

young
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209 To the memory of Joseph Atkinson, Esq. of Dublin Epitaph on a well-known poet

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RHYMES ON THE ROAD,

EXTRACTED FROM THE JOURNAL

OF A

TRAVELLING MEMBER OF THE POCO

CURANTE SOCIETY, 1819.

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